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22 Oct 2010 01:59 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, United States
The African American vote was key to putting the Democratic party in office in the United States.
Motivated by the prospect of America's first black president Barack Obama, and his campaign of hope and change, African American voters turned out in record numbers for the 2008 presidential election.
But will the Democrats be able to count on the black vote this election? Al Jazeera's Casey Kauffman went to Obama's hometown of Chicago to find out.
Source: Al Jazeera
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